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Title: Tests of Lightweight-Aggregate Concrete Designed for Monolithic Construction
Author(s): Walter H. Price and William A. Cordon
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 581-600
Keywords: no keywords
Abstract:The characteristics and origin of lightweight aggregates are described and the comparative results of laboratory tests of strength, insulating value, shrinkage, and weathering resistance of concrete made with lightweight aggregates from 17 producers are summarized. Data are included on expanded shale, expanded slag, scoria, pumice, perlite, exfoliated vermiculite and diatomaceous earth.
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